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  • Plant City Calendar of Events for November 2019

    Three If By Bike with Richie Crowley
    Saturday, November 2, 3-5 pm, Free
    In the summer of 2019, The Wild Man of Wellness Richie Crowley rode his bicycle across the United States.
    Three If By Bike is his story of adventure. A visual experience supported by conversation detailing the three pillars of his journey: Truth, Wellness, and Dreams. This East Coast premier will be hosted by vegan personality, author, and founder of the Eat Green Make Green platform, Pat McAuley.
     
    Vegan Thanksgiving with roasted roots and savory stuffing! with the Plant Docs and Chef Sara
    Sunday, November 3, 4-5 pm, $20, $15 with student id
    Thanksgiving can be a challenge for us plant-based eaters. Johnson & Wales University-trained Chef Sara will help us prepare creative ideas to keep the turkey off the table, and the fruits, veggies, nuts, seeds, whole grains and beans front and center! Class will include how to roast a whole cauliflower, make a savory stuffing, delicious roasted roots and a delectable mushroom gravy!
     
    Jumpstart Your Health! with the Plant Docs
    Mondays, November 4, 11, 18, 25, and 12/2, 5:30-7:30 pm, $350 Sign up with a friend and get $50 off!
    Work with a team of doctors and nutrition educators to guide you on your new journey to healthy eating. The jumpstart includes an initial Plant Doc consultation to review blood work and assess your health, followed by 4 evenings of nutrition education, cooking demos, and guidance to become your healthy self.
     
    Dr. Esselstyn at Plant City Providence
    Tuesday, November 5, 9-11 am, $25
    Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr will talk about how to prevent and reverse heart disease by following a plant based diet.
     
    Succulent Pumpkins with Jessica Silva
    Tuesday, November 5, 6-7 pm, $15
    We will learn about ways to use essential oils to support our homes and bodies, and create our planters together! Class includes includes a sugar pumpkin and 1 or 2 succulents, all additional supplies, and care instructions!
     
    Stay Planted with Lisa Browning
    Wednesday, November 6, 13, 20, 3-4 pm, $10 each meeting
    Community meetings for plant based eaters, newbies, wannabes and the curious moderated by Lisa Browning, a whole food plant based Registered Dietitian. This agenda-free meeting is designed to gather like-minded people and give them a forum to discuss relevant topics in the plant based nutrition world. Bring your questions, recipes, ideas, issues…or just come to listen and learn.
     
    Plant Rx Program…nutrition for a sustainable healthy weight with Lisa Browning
    Wednesday, November 6, 13, and 20, 6 to 8 pm, $120 for 3 weeks
    Plant Rx is a 21 day whole food plant based immersion program, to lose weight and get healthy. During the Plant Rx program, you will learn the benefits of a plant based diet, how to menu plan, prepare plant based meals at home as well as dining out and prep meals on the run. The latter part of class will include a shopping trip to a variety of local markets where you will be taught how to decipher food labels, stock your pantry and learn about new plant based food options.
     
    Healthy, Whole Food Desserts with Colin McCullough
    Saturday, November 9, 1-2:30 pm, $25
    Can you satisfy your sweet tooth with something that is actually.....good for you?  Yes!  Colin will demonstrate 4 dessert recipes from his new book 'The Healthy Vegan Cookbook' including Coconut Mojito Bites, Orange Chocolate Energy Bites, and Peppermint Blizzard Rolls using healthy, whole-food ingredients.
     
    Sunday Morning Sound Mediation with Katharine Rossi and Paul DiSegna
    Sunday, November 10, 10-11 am, $15
    Immerse yourself in the vibration of the drums, rattles, and bowls as you focus on an intention, bringing in fresh energy to start your week.

    Reiki Infused Meditation Class with Kayla MacEachern and Danielle Zaloudek
    Sunday, November 10, 5-6 pm, $10 each class
    Learn how to observe the mind through meditation as we explore various types of meditation exercises while receiving Reiki, individually as well as to the group as a whole.
     
    Tips, Tricks of a WFPB Lifestyle with Jeanne Schumacher, M.Ed., Ed.D
    Saturday, November 16, 1– 3 pm, $35
    Learn helpful skills in the kitchen and grocery store to make Whole Food Plant Based Lifestyle a part of your everyday life.  Find out the best types of pans and utensils to use, how to read and interpret a nutritional label as well as resources and support for this lifestyle.
     
    Simply Plant Based: Cook and Learn Lecture and Cooking Demo with Jeanne Schumacher, M.Ed., Ed.D
    Saturday, November 16, 4-6 pm, $35
    Just in time for the holidays, learn how to prepare healthy meals with the vegetables of the season with a cooking demonstration of Ginger-Orange Glazed Carrots, Fall Harvest Butternut Squash Soup, Orange Cranberry Zest Sauce and sample Pumpkin Cornbread, plus learn how to read labels for optimal health.
     
    Scenter Yourself: Chakra Yoga and Essential Oils with Patricia Bastia, RYT200 & Philip Less, RYT 500
    Sunday, November 17, 1-3 pm, $40
    Join us for this special workshop to create alignment in the physical body through yoga poses that are specific to each chakra, and to create a deeper connection to these chakras by using organic essential oils. This will be a complete mind-body-spirit practice from your head to your toes. Bring a yoga mat.
     
    Clothing Swap with Kayla MacEachern and Danielle Zaloudek
    Sunday, November 24, 1-4 pm, Suggested Contribution: $5-7
    You are invited to join our community clothing swap! Swapping clothes is a great way to add to your wardrobe, while allowing others to give love and new life to the clothes that you no longer feel so strongly for! This is a perfect opportunity to get new outfits for the holidays, find secondhand gifts for your loved ones, and give back to your community.  All leftover clothing will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of RI and profits will be donated to Chilis on Wheels, a nationwide organization that gives free vegan meals to people in need.
     
    CHOOSE HAPPINESS: Free 15 Minute Guided Meditations with Gen Kelsang Chokyi
    Saturday, November 30, 11:15-1 pm, Free
    Each and every one us has the capacity to tap into an endless supply of inner peace and happiness. Meditation presents the techniques for training the mind that we need in order to achieve this. By taking these methods to heart we can learn to choose happiness throughout our life. Gen Kelsang Chokyi will guide a free meditation to give a taste of inner peace. No meditation experience necessary — everyone is welcome!
     
    15 MIN MEDITATION SCHEDULE
    11:15-11:30AM - Session 1
    11:45AM-12PM - Session 2
    12:15PM-12:30PM - Session 3
    12:45-1PM - Session 4
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

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